Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record
Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming to double 100m glory in the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best
Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.

Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship
Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship

 Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is not participating in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championship.

Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins
Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world leading time of 10.79 seconds and Asafa Powell equalled his season`s best at 9.84 seconds to win the 100 metre titles at the Jamaica national trials.

Asafa Powell cruises in trials opening 100m heat
Asafa Powell cruises in trials opening 100m heat

Former 100-metre world-record holder Asafa Powell made a strong start and showed top form Thursday in winning his opening-round 100m heat at the Jamaican Athletics Championships.

Jamaican national trials: Usain Bolt's last-gasp withdrawal fuels speculation
Jamaican national trials: Usain Bolt's last-gasp withdrawal fuels speculation

Usain Bolt`s lack of form combined with his late withdrawal from the Jamaican 100 metres national trials on Thursday have raised more doubts about the future of the world`s fastest man.

Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials
Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials

Reigning world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will return to basics when he runs the 100 metres Thursday at the Jamaica Athletics Championships to prepare for the World Championships.

Have shown I'm the best when it mattered most: Usain Bolt
Have shown I'm the best when it mattered most: Usain Bolt

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt on Friday dismissed suggestions that he is 'afraid' of facing in-form American Justin Gatlin, adding that he has shown he is the best when it mattered most.

Asafa Powell among world's fastest to race next month
Asafa Powell among world's fastest to race next month

The world’s three fastest men are set to race each other in a highly anticipated show down in 100 metres at the Athletissima Diamond League meeting.

Now it's all about securing my legacy, says Usain Bolt
Now it's all about securing my legacy, says Usain Bolt

Jamaica's six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says his main focus for the remainder of his sprinting career is to secure a legacy as the greatest athlete of all times.

Asafa Powell overwhelmed by Jamaica’s response to his return
Asafa Powell overwhelmed by Jamaica’s response to his return

 Asafa Powell, who ran the season's fastest 100 metres in the world on Saturday, says he was overwhelmed by the response from supporters in Jamaica to his triumphant return.

Asafa Powell clocks world-leading 9.84 seconds
Asafa Powell clocks world-leading 9.84 seconds

Former world record-holder Asafa Powell clocked a world leading 9.84 seconds to win the 100-meter dash at a World Challenge athletics meeting in Kingston on Saturday. 

'Budget cut won’t affect doping tests in Jamaica'

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) says a $14 million budget cut is not expected to affect its operations for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Olympic champion Jenn Suhr seeks US indoor crown
Olympic champion Jenn Suhr seeks US indoor crown

Reigning Olympic champion and indoor world record-holder Jenn Suhr tries to reclaim her American women`s pole vault throne at this weekend`s US Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Jamaican Asafa Powell settles for second in Boston Indoor Grand Prix
Jamaican Asafa Powell settles for second in Boston Indoor Grand Prix

Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica settled for second place behind American Trell Kimmons in the 60 meters at Saturday's Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet.

Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes
Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes

Jamaica is on the verge of introducing blood testing for its athletes as the country continues its effort to recover from a doping scandal which rocked the sport of track and field here nearly two years ago.

Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League
Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League

US sprinter Justin Gatlin will go for a 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday, up against a raft of track stars but not Jamaican Usain Bolt.

Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years
Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years

Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced.

Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy
Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy

American Justin Gatlin continued his unbeaten season over 100m by winning the Rieti meet on Sunday in a time of 9.83sec.

Bolt blasts officials for reducing Gay`s doping ban

Sprint super star Usain Bolt has criticised anti-doping officials for reducing Tyson Gay`s doping ban after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid last year.